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E-commerce site Noon to go live in Saudi Arabia tomorrow – CEO

Faraz Khalid says site will begin trading in the kingdom on December 12 Regional e-commerce platform Noon will launch in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, its chief executive has said. The site, which is backed by Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar and the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, launched in the United Arab Emirates at the end of September, …

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Digitisation at the centre of ENBD’s retail growth strategy

UAE and the region are ready for digital only banks Dubai: Digital initiatives have been a key focus area for Emirates NBD’s service delivery much before digital transformation became a buzzword in the region’s financial services industry. Even as the banking sector is busy figuring out a way to address the digital challenges posed by Fintech and disruptive banking technologies, …

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Bahrain-based GIB gains retail banking licence for digital venture

Gulf International Bank (GIB) said on Wednesday it had been granted a retail banking licence in Bahrain by the kingdom’s central bank for its digital venture called Meem. GIB is licenced by Bahrain’s central bank, headquartered in Bahrain and owned by the governments of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries, with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund the principle shareholder with …

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Omantel enters into partnership with Vodafone to train retail and customer care staff

500 customer facing employees to benefit from this initiative Inline with the company’s quest for excellence in customer service, Omantel entered into partnership with Vodafone International Services (VIS) and Solid Training Services to train and coach more than 500 Omantel’s employees in Consumer unit during the coming three months under the program “customer 1st“. The comprehensive program will be delivered …

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Epicor Appoints New Regional Vice President for Middle East, Africa, India & Turkey

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced the appointment of Paul Hammond as regional vice president for Middle East, Africa, India and Turkey. Hammond, who is based at the regional headquarters in Dubai, UAE, will lead business operations and expansion across the region. Hammond will report to Keith …

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Middle East’s First FREE Retail Store NOW OPEN In Dubai, Festival City

Tryvertising Comes To The Middle East With A New Member Only Store The first Sample Central store is NOW OPEN in Dubai – a new concept called tryvertising, offering consumers a unique, hands-on experience with products – and brands providing with true consumer insights. A real and relevant, retail innovation in Dubai. Dubai, UAE: A truly unique retail store concept …

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World Islamic Retail Banking Conference Opens in Dubai, UAE

Dedicated two-day event puts spotlight on the future of Islamic retail banking, while examining its growth opportunities and current obstacles Dubai, UAE, 10 October 2012: The 4th Annual World Islamic Retail Banking Conference has been officially inaugurated today, as more than 150 delegates gather to learn the latest technologies and issues surrounding the Islamic retail banking sector. Supported by Bahrain …

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ArabiaShop selects Tensator Virtual Assistant to greet show visitors

ArabiaShop, the Middle East’s only trade fair for marketing-at-retail professionals, has chosen the Tensator Virtual Assistant to greet visitors to its inaugural exhibition. The next-generation digital signage solution will be showcased in the registration area of the show, which takes place from 8 – 10 May 2012. Designed by international queue management specialist Tensator, the Virtual Assistant uses the latest …

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